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Heather El Zine, MA

Detox Therapist

Heather El-Zein is a Detox Therapist at Chantilly Detox, where she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her extensive background in mental health and addiction counseling. Heather completed her Master’s in Addiction Counseling at Liberty University in 2023 and has held significant roles in various organizations, including Director of Operations at Loudoun Serenity House and as a resident with New Paradigm Recovery.

Heather is certified with a Master of Arts (MA) and specializes in providing therapeutic care to young adults, adults, and couples. Her approach is holistic, utilizing various evidence-based therapeutic modalities tailored to meet the specific needs of each client. Heather believes in creating a safe and welcoming environment where clients can share their stories and embrace their authentic selves. She emphasizes the importance of establishing trust and connection, crucial for helping clients increase their self-awareness and adjust behaviors for healthier functioning.

One of Heather’s core beliefs is the transformative power of therapy. She finds great joy in witnessing the growth and healing of her patients as they engage actively in their recovery processes. Her passion for her work is driven by the visible progress she sees in her patients, which reaffirms her commitment to the field of mental health and addiction therapy.

Outside of her professional role, Heather is deeply involved in community work and enjoys hiking, meditation, and mindfulness practices. These hobbies not only provide her with personal fulfillment but also enhance her therapeutic skills, allowing her to bring a well-rounded approach to her practice.

Heather values spending time with her family and friends, cherishing the moments that strengthen her connections and enrich her life. Her dedication to her clients, combined with her commitment to personal growth and community involvement, makes her a compassionate and effective therapist at Chantilly Detox.